Yuri Iwamoto

Yuri Iwamoto

She was born on 22 June 1896. Her maiden name is Yuri Uyesugi. She was a housewife. Her family includes Arakichi Iwamoto [also listed as Harry Iwamoto] (husband), Kazuo Iwamoto (son), Satoru Iwamoto (son), Hisayo Iwamoto (daughter), Yoneko Uno (daughter; nee Yoneko Iwamoto), Momoyo Iwamoto (daughter), Yoshio Iwamoto (son), Iwao Iwamoto (son). Her home address is listed as 220 Pembina Street, New Westminster, BC. She was forcibly uprooted to New Denver, BC.


Regularized NameYuri Iwamoto
Custodian Identification Number10268
NationalityNaturalized Canadian
Residence (after uprooting)New Denver, BC
Residence (before uprooting)New Westminster


Custodian Case Files (1)


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